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Carrying basket

Museum number:
1-10114
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010010114
Alternate number:
230 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.216, Acc.217, Acc.218, Acc.220, Acc.222, Acc.226, Acc.227, Acc.229, Acc.230, Acc.231, Acc.234, Acc.235, Acc.236, Acc.237, Acc.238, Acc.241, Acc.242, Acc.243, Acc.244, Acc.245, Acc.246, Acc.249, Acc.250, Acc.251, and Acc.254
Object count:
1
Description:
Carrying basket; twined. Warp is Hazel (Corylus cornuta californica), weft is Willow (Salix). With reinforcing hoop about half-way down from rim and two leather hoops. Basket is open diagonal twined. Decoration is absent.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Samuel A. Barrett
Collection place:
Sheep Ranch, Calaveras County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Calaveras; Sheep Ranch
Culture or time period:
Eastern Miwok
Maker or artist:
Ina
Collector:
Samuel A. Barrett
Collection date:
1906
Materials:
Hazel and Willow
Taxon:
Corylus cornuta californica and Salix
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.4 Transportation
Accession date:
1906
Context of use:
Used to pick up acorns.
Department:
Cat. 1: California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 44 centimeters and diameter 39.5 centimeters
Comment:
Native name and meaning: "tcilele". For materials, see Supplementary Catalogue 1, p. 40.
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